gutter wound

(redirected from glancing wound)

gut·ter wound

a tangential wound that makes a furrow without perforating the skin.

gut·ter wound

(gŭt'ĕr wūnd)
A tangential wound that makes a furrow without perforating the skin.
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Several hours later the three brothers were shot, although Albert only suffered a glancing wound.
Patrick McDaid suffered a glancing wound to his back as he ducked to jump over a wall at the back of Rossville Flats as he dashed from Chamberlain Street across the open ground to escape the gunfire, according to his statement.